Emergency Medicine, Master | University of Malaya | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
48 months
13427 USD/year
2207 USD/year
Tuition fee
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In June 2005 the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Malaya presented the Master of Emergency Medicine degree course. 


This Emergency Medicine course at University of Malaya is fully supported by the Ministry of Health through scholarships or paid leave granted to applicants for the whole duration of each course. 

This support has enabled many doctors in Ministry of Health hospitals to acquire formal specialist training in Emergency Medicine, with a resultant increase in the number of practicing Emergency Physicians in the country.

The four year course, leading to the degree of Master of Emergency Medicine, provides:

  • Specialist training in pre-hospital care, disaster management, emergency department care, intensive care and trauma care.
  • Subspecialty exposure in Emergency Medicine.
  • Experience in community-based programmes to promote health and prevent disease and injuries.
  • Exposure to research methodology.

The aim of the degree programme is to prepare our future Emergency Physicians for the trends and changing milieu of the 21st century, to provide training opportunities for future Emergency Physicians with diversity of talents and characteristics to acquire the necessary knowledge, technical skills, good judgement, maturity, attitude and values for the quality practice of Emergency Medicine.

Programme Structure

Curriculum includes:

  • Stage I comprises: The study of basic sciences relevant to the practice of Emergency Medicine
  • Clinical postings under supervision with the emphasis on emergency situations in the specialties of Anaesthesia and Emergency Medicine.
  • Stage II is to be carried out at University of Malaya or other centres recognised by Master of Medicine Conjoint Committee (Specialty). Clinical postings in the second year comprises of postings in internal medicine, general surgery, emergency medicine and paediatric.
  • Clinical postings in the third year comprise postings in emergency medicine, obstetrics and gynaecology, radiology, elective, orthopaedics and neurosurgery.
  • A Research Project must be started.
  • Must passed the Advanced Cardiac Life Support Course (ACLS), Advanced Trauma Life Support Course (ATLS), Paediatric Advanced Life Support Course (PALS) and/or equivalent courses recognized by Faculty.
  • Stage III comprises of posting in Emergency Medicine.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery of the University or an equivalent medical qualification approved by the Senate; and
  • At least one year of post-full registration clinical experience approved by the Senate.
  • Qualifies for registration as a medical practitioner under the Medical Act 1971 (Act 50) of Malaysia; and
  • Satisfies the Department responsible for the candidate’s programme of study in an Entrance Evaluation recognised by the Faculty.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13427 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 53710 USD for the full programme during 48 months.
  • National

    2207 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8829 USD for the full programme during 48 months.
  • Local: RM 39,500
  • International: RM 240,300

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

2210 - 3815 MYR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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